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  • Europe: Reducing wastewater treatment costs and energy consumption

    While Switzerland's wastewater treatment plants are of a high technical standard, the elimination of nutrients remains costly and energy-intensive. Eawag has now further developed a biological process which simplifies the removal of nitrogen from sludge digester liquid, reducing costs by 50% for this treatment step. The new process has already been adopted by a number of wastewater treatment ...

  • Renewable energy solutions for wastewater treatment

    Nexterra Systems Corp., a Vancouver-based supplier of biomass gasification solutions, and ANDRITZ, an Austrian market leader for customized plants, process technologies, have formed a strategic alliance to market drying solutions fuelled by renewable biomass energy from municipal wastewater treatment plants. The combination of Nexterra gasification technologies with Andritz biosolids dryers will ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sustainable wastewater treatment plant

    Water Board Veluwe and engineering consultancy DHV have signed a Design & Build contract with a value of approximately 15 million euro for the replacement of the existing wastewater treatment plant at Epe with a new plant utilising DHV"s Nereda technology. The new treatment plant will be ...


  • Cost-Effective, Reliable Stormwater Treatment in the Same Tanks!

    Sewer overflows are major contributors to violations in municipal wastewater treatment plants.  In the past, there have been only a few ways to handle the wet weather contribution to a plant.  Ballasted flocculation or reconfiguring the plant entirely- both very costly options.  Biowater has come up with a cost-effective, dependable way to handle these issues. Biowater's CFIC - ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Green energy from wastewater

    Global Water Engineering has partnered Chokyuenyong Industrial in Thailand to cut effluent Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) pollution levels at its cassava production plant by more than 95%. At the same time, it will be extracting gas from its waste water to power its boilers and generate electricity both for its own use and to sell to the provincial grid. Processing 1200 tons of cassava roots a day, ...


  • New trends in wastewater treatment technologies

    Cavitation can be described as formation, growth and sub-sequent collapse of cavities releasing large magnitudes of energy locally, creating conditions similar to hot spots, and also generating strong oxidizing conditions by way of production of hydroxyl radicals and also hydrogen peroxide. The efficacy of cavitational reactors can be signi?cantly enhanced by combining cavitation with other ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • AD wastewater treatment technology launched

    Celje, Slovenia. Anaerobic digestion (AD) is being used in a new generation of wastewater treatment plant being marketed by EKO GEA, a Slovenian manufacturer of biological products for the waste sector. The plant incorporates a simple design with a small footprint and requires no power whatsoever. At its core is specially-sourced “tuff” bio-media and EKO GEA’s proprietary bio-active marine algae ...


    By Eco Gea - Nejc Dordic SpA

  • SCFI Launches New Online Energy Calculator For Wastewater Treatment Professionals

    SCFI has launched a new interactive calculator on its website www.scfi.eu that allows industry professionals to find out in just minutes how much energy can be recovered in their waste stream by using AquaCritox® – the world’s first sustainable sludge destruction technology. By inputting three basic figures, including annual sludge production, dry solids ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Double-Digit Growth for Membrane Wastewater Treatment Technologies: SBI Energy

    Microfiltration and nanofiltration will lead the total market for Membrane Wastewater Treatment (MWWT) technologies, which will post a 15.5% compound annual growth rate through 2021. According to "Global Market for Membrane Wastewater ...


    By SBI Reports

  • Global Market for Membrane Wastewater Treatment

    Wastewater is, at once, an environmental hazard and a potentially recoverable resource. Generated from a wide array of processes and activities, wastewater may contain hazardous toxins, heavy metals, oils and greases, nutrients, bacteriological components, viruses, pharmaceuticals, and an array of other pollutants. If released into natural or managed waters, these pollutants can contribute ...


  • Cavitational technology in wastewater treatment process

    Cavitation is one such recent technique which has been found to be substantially beneficial in wastewater treatment. "Cavitation can be described as formation, growth and sub-sequent collapse of cavities releasing large magnitudes of energy locally, creating conditions similar to hot spots, and also generating strong oxidizing conditions by way of production of hydroxyl radicals and ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Xylem solution cuts annual operating costs at Italian wastewater treatment plant by 65 percent

    Xylem Inc. today announced that its solutions helped to reduce the energy consumption of a wastewater treatment plant in Italy by 65 percent. According to a comparison study conducted by Comopedur, which operates the plant, Xylem’s Flygt 4530 submersible mixers enabled the savings at the facility. “We are committed to working with innovative and efficient technology to minimize costs ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Black & Veatch designs energy-saving wastewater treatment enhancements for Missouri project

    Construction is now under way on upgrades to the Columbia (Mo.) Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant that serves more than 100,000 area residents. The improvements will enable the city of Columbia to handle increasing wastewater treatment demand more efficiently, while improving the quality of treated water discharged into nearby wetlands. Black & Veatch designed the upgrades to improve ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • EUR 60m for water and wastewater treatment in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 60 million for implementation of the water and sanitation projects of municipalities and cantons in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This will help to improve the quality of life of the country’s citizens and meet Bosnia and Herzegovina’s needs regarding future compliance with EU environmental legislation. The EIB loan will finance an ...

  • Queensland Sewage Treatment Plant to Double Daily Wastewater Treatment Capacity with GE’s Wastewater Treatment Technology

    GE’s (NYSE: GE) high-performance LEAPmbr* membrane bioreactor (MBR) wastewater-treatment technology will be the centerpiece of an upgrade to Unitywater’s Maleny sewage treatment plant in Queensland, Australia, and is expected to allow the plant to double ...


    By General Electric

  • Global Market for Membrane Wastewater Treatment Technologies

    Wastewater is, at once, an environmental hazard and a potentially recoverable resource. Generated from a wide array of processes and activities, wastewater may contain hazardous toxins, heavy metals, oils and greases, nutrients, bacteriological components, viruses, pharmaceuticals, and an array of other pollutants. If released into natural or managed waters, these pollutants can contribute ...


  • DAS-Wastewater Treatment for an Argentinean soft drink producer

    Argentina is World Champion - World Champion of soft drink lovers. According to a study from Euro Monitor International, nowhere in the world are more of these soft drinks consumed. On average, each Argentinian drank 131 liters in 2012. Even in Chile (2nd place, 121 liters) and Mexico (3rd place, 119 liters) the drinks are popular. The South American soft drink producer Refres Now S.A. also ...

  • Membrane bioreactors: Advanced membranes improve energy efficiency and reduce lifecycle costs

    Membrane bioreactor technology has been selected to meet current and future wastewater treatment needs and environmental standards in ...

  • Recession is boosting sustainable water & wastewater treatment markets

    The global economic slowdown has created huge opportunities for sustainable water & wastewater treatment technologies. These opportunities can be found in key areas such as energy efficiency, waste reduction, resource recovery as well as water reuse and recycling. The market is growing day by day and it promises to become a fully mainstream feature of the water market in the years to come. ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • - Pulp and Paper Wastewater Treatment Presentation to Be Delivered at PACWEST

    ADI Systems will be co-presenting with Slave Lake Pulp, a division of West Fraser Mills Ltd., at the upcoming PACWEST Technical conference. The event will take place in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, June 10-13, 2015, at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. The presentation will focus on Slave Lake Pulp’s Biomethanation and Power Generation Project, part of Slave Lake Pulp’s ongoing ...


    By ADI Systems

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